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Founders John Vanker Michael Lastowski Satyen Patel


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Total investments 2
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 1
Rounds per year 0.22
Lead investments 0
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Exits 1
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Areas of investment

  • Wellness
  • Application Software
  • Medical Device
  • Electronics (B2C)
  • Fitness

Prescient is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 2013. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Durham.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight BodyMedia. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Wearables, Wellness. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

The current fund was established by John Vanker, Michael Lastowski.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Prescient, startups are often financed by UPMC, Draper Triangle, DFJ. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are ePlanet Capital, UPMC, Draper Triangle. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Draper Triangle, DFJ, ePlanet Capital.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2013. The important activity for fund was in 2002. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Application Software
Electronics (B2C)
Health Care
Medical Device
$6M16 Sep 2005 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


Application Software
Electronics (B2C)
Health Care
Medical Device
$6M25 Jul 2002 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


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